5G

Nancy Pelosi
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AP News
February 14, 2020 - 11:33 am
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed to an audience in Germany for countries to steer clear of Chinese tech giant Huawei as they build their next-generation cellular networks, adding her voice to pressure from the Trump administration. Read more here.
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Marcelo Claure and John Legere
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AP News
February 11, 2020 - 3:46 pm
A federal judge has cleared a major path to T-Mobile's $26.5 billion takeover of Sprint, as he rejected claims by more than a dozen states that the deal would mean less competition and higher phone bills. Read more here.
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Weather app
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Paul Kurtz
January 31, 2020 - 4:30 am
The 5G bandwagon is rolling down the road with the full support of the Trump administration. But meteorologists across the world have voiced concerns about the potentially harmful impact the wireless technology could have on their ability to forecast the weather. Read more here.
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In this Dec. 11, 2018, photo, a man browses his smartphone outside a Huawei store at a shopping mall in Beijing.
Andy Wong/AP Photo
AP News
December 30, 2019 - 8:20 pm
Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies said Tuesday that its sales rose about 18% in 2019 despite U.S. moves to restrict its business. Read more here.
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Samsung Unpacked event
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April 25, 2019 - 12:00 pm
By Kaya Yurieff, CNN Business (CNN) -- The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G finally has a launch date. The company announced the much-anticipated device is now available for preorder from Verizon and will hit stores on May 16. It's a major milestone for both Samsung and Verizon: It'll be first time anyone can...
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Visitors stand near a 5G logo at a display the PT Expo in Beijing.
Mark Schiefelbein/AP, file
March 13, 2019 - 1:22 pm
(Associated Press) — A handful of Verizon customers will soon have faster wireless service — but they'll have to pay $10 a month more. Verizon says it'll flip the switch next month on a much-hyped, next-generation "5G" phone network. Service will start in parts of Chicago and Minneapolis. The offer...
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Huawei CEO Richard Yu displays the new Huawei Mate X foldable 5G smartphone at the Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.
Manu Fernandez/AP Photo
February 24, 2019 - 9:32 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — China's Huawei unveiled a new folding-screen phone on Sunday, joining the latest trend for bendable devices as it challenges the global smartphone market's dominant players, Apple and Samsung. Huawei revealed its Mate X phone on the eve of MWC Barcelona, a four-day showcase...
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5G is here. What that means and how you can get it
AT&T/CNN
December 27, 2018 - 1:37 pm
By David Goldman, CNN Business (CNN) -- 5G is here. It promises super-fast speeds, and it will enable some really cool, futuristic technology. You can get it if you want it, but you practically have to stand on your head. What 5G tech you can get now Ushering in the mobile 5G era, AT&T...
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Texting
Tony Romeo
August 11, 2018 - 5:45 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The wireless industry is preparing to roll out the next generation of service, and industry representatives made some breathtaking predictions about what to expect when they appeared before a state legislative panel. Beth Cooley is with the Cellular...
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This graphic provided by wireless industry officials depicts a small cell deployed on a street light
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Tony Romeo
August 10, 2018 - 6:34 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — During a House committee hearing Thursday, a Bucks County lawmaker suggested representatives of Pennsylvania municipalities are using "scare" tactics to thwart state legislation intended to smooth the rollout of the next generation of wireless service. The...
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